|mindsensors sensors and controllers for LEGO Mindstorms are compatible with NXT 1.0, NXT 2.0 and EV3 bricks.|
If you purchased a sensor before August 2013
If you have an old sensor, (purchased before EV3 came to market, i.e. Aug 2013 or before), you may need to upgrade it's firmware.
|Devices that need upgrade |
|Devices that do not need upgrade |
The 'Port View' of EV3 brick
The 'Port View' can only show one numeric value, where as most of our sensors return multiple values (e.g. Gyro will return values for X, Y and Z directions).
Use the latest firmware on your EV3 Brick! (Current version as of this writing is 1.08)
When your program is reading too fast, EV3 firmware causes several read errors. Our EV3 blocks are designed to detect such errors (The programming block has a plug indicating data error). You should take appropriate action when such error occurs (such as ignore that reading, and/or slow down your reading speed).
The sample programs have switch condition to check the value of for success/errors, as a guideline, you can follow that convention in your program.
Alternate Firmware Support for EV3
If you are planning to use alternate firmware with EV3 brick, use any of following options: